Audi A3 2016 vs BMW 2 series 2017

Audi A3
2016 -
BMW 2 series
2017 - 2021
Body: CabrioCoupe
Gearbox: AutomaticAutomatic
Engine: 1.5 Petrol1.5 Petrol


Power: 150 HP136 HP
Torque: 250 NM220 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 8.9 seconds8.9 seconds
Audi A3 engine produces 14 HP more power than BMW 2 series, whereas torque is 30 NM more than BMW 2 series.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): no data5.1
Fuel tank capacity: 50 litres52 litres
730 km with real consumption680 km with real consumption

Drive type

Wheel drive type: Front wheel drive (FWD)Rear wheel drive (RWD)
Front-wheel drive cars (Audi A3) have better traction on slippery roads and when climbing hills, better fuel economy, and are less expensive to purchase. On the disadvantage side, FWD cars usually have less towing capacity, poorer acceleration and harder handling. Rear-wheel drive cars (BMW 2 series) have better handling on dry roads, better acceleration, more even weight distribution and more fun to drive. RWD is also better for towing large loads. The cons of rear-wheel drive are less interior and trunk space and more difficulty maneuvering in wet and snowy conditions.


Length: 4.42 m4.43 m
Width: 1.79 m1.77 m
Height: 1.41 m1.42 m
Both cars are similar in size. Audi A3 and BMW 2 series are practically the same length.
Trunk capacity: 320 litres390 litres
BMW 2 series has more luggage space.
Audi A3 has 70 litres less trunk space than the BMW 2 series.
Turning diameter: 10.9 meters10.9 meters
Gross weight (kg): 1`8951`870
Safety: no datano data

below average
Audi A3 has fewer problems.
According to annual technical inspection data BMW 2 series has serious deffects in 85 percent more cases than Audi A3, so Audi A3 quality is probably significantly better
Average price (€): no data23 400
Pros and Cons: Audi A3 has
  • more power
  • fewer faults
BMW 2 sērija has
  • roomier boot
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